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The lights on my fridge are out. Bulbs new. Switch is good.

The lights on my fridge are out. Replaced the bulbs and they still don't work. Removed the door switch, had it tested and it is testing fine. What is left to check? I know that it is very old and is probably getting up to the last leg but would like to have the lights back for the rest of it's life if possible.

Only thing I can find on the model is that it is a Kenmore fridge that was manufactured in 1987. I see a bunch of numbers on a tag inside but don't know which one is the model number. The one on top is 106.8683210 if that helps.

It has the freezer on top.

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  • playintrix Jul 02, 2010

    Thanks for the help. The socket was pretty bad on one side. I ended up cleaning it and sanding off the corrosion. The bulbs were then able to make contact.

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Check the bulb socket itself. sometimes that can corrode

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Testimonial: "Thanks for the help. The socket was pretty bad on one side. I ended up cleaning it and sanding off the corrosion. The bulbs were then able to make contact."

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